Dr. Linda Rupert (History) has been elected to a two-year term as President of the Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction. The twenty-year-old Forum is an association of historians dedicated to the study of the development of European overseas empires and the resulting impact on peoples, places, and cultures worldwide, primarily in the early modern period. Rupert has been actively involved with the organization since her graduate student days. Most recently, she chaired the Program Committee for FEEGI’s biennial conference at the University of California, Irvine.
She is associate professor in the UNCG History Department.